Trooper I David Hunter O'Brien

Trooper I David Hunter O'Brien

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, December 14, 1991

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David Hunter O'Brien

Trooper O'Brien died from injuries he sustained in an on duty automobile accident nine days earlier. He suffered severe leg damage when he lost control of his patrol car and veered into the path of a truck.
Trooper O'Brien had been with the agency for 18 months and was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and brother. He was told in the hospital that he had made Trooper of the Year.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 5, 1991

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Always remembered brother!

Judge /Magistrate Sheridan (Danny) Lynn
Former S.C. Highway Patrol

December 14, 2020

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